The MEd in Mentoring offers a specialist pathway
developed to reflect the growing role of the workbased mentor/coach
in all phases of education (pre-school, primary, secondary and
tertiary, including higher education). All participants have access
to a resource centre with supplementary materials, web links and
electronic resources and materials supported by the University’s
In each of Stages 1 and 2, you choose three 20-credit modules
(120 credits in all). Three of these six modules (60 credits) must
be the core modules –
- Becoming an Effective Mentor
- Mentor Training and Management
- Theory and Practice of Mentoring
– but your other three modules in Stages 1 and 2 can be chosen
from the wider portfolio of options (which varies from year to
year) available within our overall MEd provision.
After completing the three core modules (60 credits) you will,
if exiting at this point, be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in
Education. A further three modules completed in Stage 2 (a total of
120 credits) qualify you for a Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
For progression to the third, degree stage, you must complete the
Research Methods in Education module and a 60-credit
UK students usually combine three years of part-time study with
their normal educational employment. Most overseas students study
for the degree as a one-year fulltime programme, but special
arrangements have been made to allow part-time students from
overseas to attend two summer schools (held annually in the UK)
then complete their studies through use of open-learning materials
in their home countries.
The University’s Scarborough Campus, Filey Road Scarborough. The
Research Methods in Education module may run during the summer
months on the Hull Campus.
The flexible programme structure provides you with two possible
start dates each year, in September and March.
Candidates are assessed by means of a coursework assignment on
each chosen module – during the semester in which they take the
module – and a dissertation. Assignments are normally 4,000 to
6,000 words (or equivalent); the dissertation, comprising 15,000 to
20,000 words on an approved topic, is submitted at the end of the
period of study.
Up-to-date information about fees can be found on The
Applicants should have a first degree or equivalent in a
relevant subject (GPA of 3.0+) or appropriate experience in a
professional environment. International applicants should also have
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
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